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crash, police tell us were injured. two of them are in pretty bad shape. we're told, behind me, you can see the crash scene is still here and three or four cars were involved including this suv on its side here on the right. police say this was a stolen vehicle and the driver came around the corner and lost control and slammed into other cars. >> reporter: multicar chain-reaction crash after this land rovere flippedded on its side and slammed into at least two other vehicles. >> when he hit the curb, it flipped over police say the land rover was stolen but not calling this a police chase. >> at this point in time we're still trying to determine whether it was a pursuit. >> the officers had this car stopped in traffic here on mlk boulevard. at that time the individuals in that stolen car took off and made the turn on warren street
turn properly and flipped over. >> it was a police chase. it looked like it, because the land rover came down and officers behind him with the sirens on. so he was kind of picking up speed when he hit the curb right here, you know, he wasn't going to make it because he was going too fast. obviously, officers behind him chasing him. >> reporter: police say two people in the car including one juvenile were pinned. >> had to be returned to the hospital. police say a woman in another car was hospitalized, as well. >> one of the boys w was underneath him and the boy on top wasn't moving. >> reporter: ford says he was in the white van that was rearended. >> it push me, and i was just nervous. >> this is warren street in roxbury. you can see the crash scene here. flipped over on the side glass everywhere. a couple of the cars that were
are here, as well. police continue to investigate, warren street obviously continues to be blocked off at this point right there mlk boulevard. if you're driving this way you're not gonna get through. are in addition to the four people who are injured, one firefighter working on the scene helping to rescue people who are injured, as well. he had some glass in his eye. that's the latest in roxbury, i'm byron barnett, 7news. >> police are investigating a h aid. let's get to kimberly bookman for that. >> kim, i'm going to move out the way, you can see the center of all of it this honda. we have talked to witnesses out here on the scene and tell us the light right beyond the rite aid at the corner of main street and 129 here, the driver this honda blew right through a red light and into this parking lot. we understand, and you can see the video better from sky 7,
pedestrian who was crossing the street right in front the rite aid and two cars in the rite aid parking lot. none of the drivers are on the scene at this time. we believe they have been transported to hospitals. police are telling us this was a three-car crash and that there was a pedestrian involved but again witnesses saying that the driver of this honda blew through a red light, hit a pedestrian and then careened into two other cars. we continue to follow this. you can see it's still a very active investigation out here. crta the latest. for now, reporting live from wilmington, kimberly bookman, 7news. also breaking, a man accused of killings an army veteran in boston convicted of murder charges. he peter castillo showing no emotion after the verdict was announced. steve cooper was in the courtroom and has more on the case. >> adam, so everything here at the courthouse happened pretty quickly this afternoon, quickly the jury had just left the courtroom to begin their deliberations a little after
after that they returned to the courtroom with a verdict. >> is the defendant guilty or not guilty? guilty. >> reporter: no reaction from the defendant while his family cried in court after a jury took just 90 minutes to find 28-year-old peter castillo guilty of murder. castillo found guilty of shooting u.s. army veteran steven perez junior to death during an altercation in the theater district here in boston back in phone video and shown to the jury. >> this is another example of individuals carrying firearms in our city, unlicensed to do so and willing to using it at any moment in time. >> reporter: castillo took off to the dominican republic after the murder before he was captured there in 2015 and brought back to boston for trial. his distraught relatives left without comment but we caught up with his attorney.
returned, less than two hours? >> the defense was taken from the defense that will be the basis of the appeal. >> reporter: outside the courthouse, perez's heartbroken relatives hug. his cousin says hearing the verdict was incredibly powerful for her and the whole family. >> y motional. that's really it. knowing that this is all over it's emotional. castillo will be back here monday morning when he'll officially be sentenced by the judge on the first-degree murder charge which carries a mandatory life behind bars without the possibility of parole here. live in boston tonight, steve cooper, 7news. now some new developments after a terror take-down. two men are now wanted for questioning. questioning. the fbi saying they may hold a
of luggage on the sidewalk, removed an explosive device that was inside and then left with the luggage. >> also today, we learn that in the fbi's criminal complaint, there's video of the alleged bomber setting off explosions in his own backyard. >> here are the burn marks brandon gunnoe following the latest developments and in our control room idea what they removed from the bag but the fbi wants to ask them a few questions and we're getting a closer look at that alleged bomber's jersey backyard. >> reporter: the fbi is asking the public to take a good look at this wanted poster. investigators say the two men were caught on surveillance video touching a bomb that was left on the street corner in new york's chelsea neighborhood saturday where the bombing took place. the fbi says the men saw a piece of luggage on the sidewalk, removed the explosive inside and
wrapped in a plastic bag by a neighbor, did not detonate. investigators say they just want to talk to them and find out exactly what they did. >> they were out walking along the street. they saw the bag on the sidewalk. they remove what had turned out to be a device, a pressure cooker, and placed it on the sidewalk and rolledded the bag away, carried the bag away on the street. >> we learned in the fbi's criminal complaint, the acse backyard where you can clearly see burn marks in the grass, leading investigators to wonder if this is where he practiced making the bombs. the oh explosive device the found in was one of several planted in new york city and new jersey, one of the pressure cooker bombs went off saturday night injuring dozens of people. >> the bombing suspect is facing several charges. authorities say in his journal he referenced osama bin laden.
gunnoe, 7news. >> anger and outrage in north carolina. protestors asking for details on why an officer opened fire killing a black man and a father of seven in charlotte. several police officers, a number of them, were injured in the violence during the prototests and a major highway was shut down. today state leaders urge people to remain calm and now family of the man who died. tim caputo in the newsroom with the latest developments. >> there's still some discrepancy on witnesses and police on whether the 43-year-old man was holding a gun or if he was holding a book. >> last night police used tear gas on protestors when things got violent and officers and city threerdz are prepared for another long night. >> protestors marching down the street in charlotte this afternoon. so far it's been much calmer than the protest that erupted last night after a police officer shot and killed a black
police say 43-year-old keith scott had a handgun. >> he stepped out, posing a threat to the officers, an officer subsequently fired his weapon, striking the subject. >> reporter: officers encountered scott while trying to serve warrants on a different man at the same apartment complex. multiple witnesses on social media and interviews said scott had no gun and societying in his car reading a book awaiting his son's arrival from school. >> we've been told that >> no, he didn't. >> he would sit out here every day and wait for his son to get off with us. >> a weapon, a hand gun? i can also tell you we did not find a book that has been made reference to. >> reporter: during last night's violence protestors said 16 officers were hurt, police calling for calm tonight but prepared for more protests. >> i do encourage you to be
doesn't feel they have a community will instantly try to destroy it. i'm not saying tear down the walmart but we don't own it. >> bradley vincent, a black officer, has been placed on administrative leave, that's standard procedure for any police. volunteered shooting. he was not wearing a body camera. other officers involved in the incident were. police say that video does not show the entire incident. live in the newsroom, tim came put oh, 7news. a deadly dis oklahoma. police shot and killed an unarmed black man in the middle of the street. last night people protested in the streets calling for action against the officer who pulled the triple digitter. 40-year-old terrance crutcher was unarmed when he was shot and killed. an officer stopped to check on him after his car stalled in the middle of the road. an attorney for the officer says she thought he was reaching inside his suv for a weapon. >> she clearly believed him to
resignation expert. >> this department like many police departments around america see people of color as criminals. >> the justice department and local d.a.'s office have both launched separate investigations. >> on the road to the white house, both presidential candidates iraqing to the police shootings. jadiann thompson is here now with their response. >> both hillary clinton and donald trump saying today they're troubled by the police anootings and things need to >> donald trump reached out to the african-american community holding his campaign event in a cleveland church. he reacted to both police shootings that made headlines over the past 48 hours. first the shooting and killing of a black motorist with his hands up at the hands of tulsa police. >> i don't know what she was thinking, but i'm very, very troubled by that. >> reporter: trump says we have to get to the bottom of the charlotte shooting where police say a man stepped out of his car
that may be in response to the latest polls. an nbc news wall street journal poll finds 69% of voters say they have concerns with trump's comments about women, immigrants and muslims. >> reporter: in contrast, the polls show that 64% of voters have concerns about hillary clinton's handling of classified information and use of a private email server while secretary of state. clinton went back on the campaign trail today in the battleground state of she says too many african-americans end up dead at the hands of police. >> we have two more names to add to a list of african-americans killed by police officers in these encounters. it's unbearable. >> and it needs to become intolerable. >> clinton went on to walk a thin line saying both police and communities of all races need to do better. >> candidates will continue to campaign in battleground states this week that's before the first presidential debate on
moving on, the patriots with some adjustments to make ahead of tomorrow's game. with jimmy garropolo recovering from the shoulder injury, all signs point to jacolby bursett to call the shots. >> joe amorosino here. ooh, i see the guy over your shoulder. >> bill belichick and the patriots not tipping their hand but the best bet for the texans is to prepare for jacolby bursett as their starting quarterback and at this point back-up. >> i was never really a back-up, so -- >> reporter: that may change on thursday night. the nfl networks in rappaport reporting the pats are preparing for julian edelman as the back-up quarterback against the texans. a job he wouldn't say was his after jimmy garoppolo's injury this last weekend.
edelman could play quarterback in an emergency situation if you wanted to roll the dice. >> i don't know. >> reporter: bill basic playing it coy but tom brady says edelman, who flew for nearly 5,000 yards at penn state, will be ready if called upon. >> julian has play the position, and god forbid anything happen to jacolby, if he's the only guy out there as quarterback. but if that's the case, i would expect julian to go in there and the coach to be comfortable a him. >> reporter: and if anybody's gearing up on the unexpected center it's old friend vince wilfork. >> one thing i know belichick will have the team ready to play. i guarantee you that. so if anybody hanging their hat on anything, we gonna get a patriot team that will lay down, they're crazy. >> did you prepare a little differently -- i'm not gonna tell you how we prepare. that's for thursday night. >> just like the patriots aren't about to tell the texans who their starting quarterback will
is listed as doubtful for tomorrow night. so that looks like the line-up. joe amorosino, 7news. all right, we will see. still to come this evening, grilled on the hill. >> tough questions for the head of the company that drastically raised the price of its epi pence. >> and then at 5:30, an emergency pick-up why someone looking for help overseas ended up on the phone with a disaer here in massachusetts. >> coming to blows, a bra teacher and a student. >> coming up at 6:00... quincy police say he got away with millions of dollars. >> and we have an update on the breaking news we've been following. we just learned a pedestrian hit by a car in this rite aid parking lot in wilmington has died. witnesses say the driver ran a red light, hit the pedestrian and ended up in that parking lot. we have a crew there. we will have a live report
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the. >> warm right now, another warm day tomorrow, even though fall does get underway about 10:20 tomorrow morning. a few showers friday evening. friday is also warm. but weather hanging our way this weekend. jetstream, it's going to look like this. it's looking like this now and that's the case tomorrow and again on friday. and then that cool front helps to rearrange the meet logical furniture in the living room so that it will look like this and that will usher in cool air with daytime highs in the mid-60s. tomorrow mid-80s. tomorrow is more of a dry heat. a little more humidity in the air on friday but not like it
and high temps on saturday and sunday, below normal. mid-60s on sunday with lows headed down to the 40s. right now in town we're 81. worcester 74. fitchburg at 83. document temps running into the 40s. yesterday these were up in the upper 60s to around 70. so the air dried up nicely earlier today, and that's the case for tonight, mostly clear, comfortable. lows between 52 and 64 in downtown boston. around 64. most of us in the 50s early tomorrow warm. but again a dry heat if you will. fall officially begins at 10:21 in the morning. temps between 82 and 87. boston 83 tomorrow afternoon. cape ann in the lower 80s as we look west into metro west and the mayor and the monadnock region, numbers will be in the middle to upper 80s. fitchburg at 87. tomorrow tailgating will be warm but this time of year the sun doesn't have the firepower that it does in june or july, so even
mid-80s, it will be nice. the kick-off temps in the low 70s and the game wraps up late tomorrow evening and the numbers still on the mild side, upper 60s to around 70. friday morning, a few more clouds in the afternoon. that's ahead of the cool front. i think there will be a skew scattered showers friday evening does not look widespread. more likely new hampshire versus the southshore and the cape. here is where that front is draped right now. on the other side of that front we're beginning to see a little cool air percolate up across southern canada. with the numbers running in the 30s and 40s. will only be quite that cool for daytime highs but it'll be cool. temps on sunday and monday run into the mid-60s with morning temps even in boston and the coastline down into the low 40s. see you at 5:30. >> see you then, jeremy. still ahead on 7, we will
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are having a busy day. another hour news straight ahead. i'm adam william. >> i'm kim khazei. 7news at 5:30 starts now. now at 5:their, a million-dollar manhunt. a man accused of a ponzi scheme is on the run. and one of his alleged victims is talking to just one station. a 2-year-old boy hanging on after he was hit by a car just feet from his home.
across the pond. how a woman from england dialed police here in massachusetts. >> and a teacher off the job after some say he took a lesson in free speech too far. first here at 5:30, we're following two breaking stories. first, a verdict reached in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a veteran in boston. >> also, a wild wreck in roxbury. police were on the scene after an suv, flips, rolls and lands on its s that crash. >> solet get straight over to 7's kem casey. she's in the newsroom with more with breaking details for us. >> we know three people are in the hospital as a result of the roxbury accident. police say the suv you see there was stolen and they stopped it in traffic on mlk boulevard. the driver they say took off barreled around the corner and